Tag: El Salvador

DAVID SNELL: Exciting progress continues in El Salvador

DAVID SNELL: Exciting progress continues in El Salvador

A WORD FROMTHE WIELAND HOUSE DavidSnell Fuller center for housing PRESIDENT David has been a leader in affordable housing for 30 years starting with Habitat in Tijuana, then as the director of Habitat Education Ministries followed by 7years as president of Habitat for Humanity Colorado. A co-founder of The Fuller Center, David traveled the world […]

Jeff Cardwell discusses 20-plus years of serving in El Salvador and seeds of progress sown in the country

Jeff Cardwell discusses 20-plus years of serving in El Salvador and seeds of progress sown in the country

Jeff Cardwell discusses 20-plus years of serving in El Salvador and seeds of progress sown in the country Jeff Cardwell made his name in the hardware and lumber business in Indiana, but he may be better known today as a servant leader — which includes his service as Founder and President of The People Helping […]

El Espino families move into new Fuller Center community, rejuvenating their lives and spirit

El Espino families move into new Fuller Center community, rejuvenating their lives and spirit

El Espino families move into new Fuller Center community, rejuvenating their lives and spirit It was nearly three years ago that 65 families of San Salvador’s El Espino community began settling into flimsy shacks thrown together with pieces of metal and plastic — homes that were not only unsafe but also unwelcome and considered eyesores […]

Three Haitian families thankful Michael Oliphant turned 2020 obstacles into opportunities

Three Haitian families thankful Michael Oliphant turned 2020 obstacles into opportunities

(Photo: Michael Oliphant during a 2017 Fuller Center Global Builders trip to Pignon, Haiti.) Three Haitian families thankful Michael Oliphant turned 2020 obstacles into opportunities Michael Oliphant of Hayesville, N.C., spent a week this past January with a team of Fuller Center Global Builders volunteers in El Salvador laying the groundwork for a new 34-home […]

Volunteers praise build experience, thriving Fuller Center communities in El Salvador

Volunteers praise build experience, thriving Fuller Center communities in El Salvador

Volunteers praise build experience, thriving Fuller Center communities in El Salvador The Fuller Center for Housing’s work in El Salvador has taken off in recent years thanks to an influx of financial support from Fuller donors and outstanding local leadership from our partners at Gente Ayudando Gente (People Helping People) — notably its determined leader, […]

55-home community dedicated in Ahuachapán, El Salvador; many more to come

55-home community dedicated in Ahuachapán, El Salvador; many more to come

Thanks to Fuller Center supporters including New Story Charity, outstanding local leadership from Gente Ayudando Gente (People Helping People), local government cooperation and excellent work by local laborers and partner families, a community of 55 new Fuller Center homes have been dedicated in the community of Ahuachapán, El Salvador. This new 55-home community is less […]

VIDEO UPDATE: Fuller Center communities are thriving and growing in El Salvador

VIDEO UPDATE: Fuller Center communities are thriving and growing in El Salvador

Thanks to Fuller Center for Housing supporters — including New Story Charity — three communities of beautiful new Fuller Center homes have transformed the lives of more than 200 families in the past three years. Children who were growing up in shacks far from clean water and sanitation are now joyously playing with their neighbors […]

David Snell’s “The Tattered Passport” now available in E-book format

David Snell’s “The Tattered Passport” now available in E-book format

In September of 2018, Fuller Center for Housing President David Snell released “The Tattered Passport” in paperback through Amazon. With a cover price of $15, proceeds of the book go to The Fuller Center’s work of helping people have simple, decent places to live. Today, “The Tattered Passport” was made available in a electronic format […]